Research Focus Areas

The Department of Development Studies research activities are specialized mainly on five areas of development and environmental studies:

  1. Pro-poor growth and inequality
  2. Aid effectivness
  3. Development and environmental indicators
  4. Land use and ecosystem services
  5. Applying Landscape Ecology in Biological Conservation, especially in the frame of Forest Ecosystems

For the research orientation of individual researchers, please see the profiles of department members.